The objective of cluster analysis is to separate the groups based on measured characteristics so as to maximize distance between groups.


Cluster Analysis Organic Carbon Particulate Variable Cluster Canonical Analysis Stream Water Quality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles E. Brown
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  1. 1.International Geohydroscience and Energy Research (IGER) InstituteCentrevilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

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